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Bloomberg | The Market Now - May 29, 2014: The $15 an Hour Minimum Wage Is Coming | Google Engineers Explain the Driverless Car | Investing in Bordeaux.

THE MARKET NOW May 29, 2014 For more, visit Bloomberg.com/markets >> U.S. Economy Shrinks for First Time Since 2011 May be a temporrary setback as inventories  get re-stocked IBM Challenger Inspur Woos China Customers Amid Espionage Dispute Unveils "IBM to Inspur" initiative Bitcoin Grabs Dutch Fancy as Bankers Mull New Technology Dutch banks see new customers where others are reluctant to do business Wine Investment Fund Sees Value in Mature Bordeaux Vintages A three-year slump may have left Bordeaux first growths underpriced Read more news a

Bloomberg | The Market Now - May 29, 2014: The $15 an Hour Minimum Wage Is Coming | Google Engineers Explain the Driverless Car | Investing in Bordeaux.

THE MARKET NOW May 29, 2014 For more, visit Bloomberg.com/markets >> U.S. Economy Shrinks for First Time Since 2011 May be a temporrary setback as inventories  get re-stocked IBM Challenger Inspur Woos China Customers Amid Espionage Dispute Unveils "IBM to Inspur" initiative Bitcoin Grabs Dutch Fancy as Bankers Mull New Technology Dutch banks see new customers where others are reluctant to do business Wine Investment Fund Sees Value in Mature Bordeaux Vintages A three-year slump may have left Bordeaux first growths underpriced Read more news at Bloomberg.com >>

Bloomberg | The Market Now -May 23, 2014: A Cheap Settlement for Apple and Google | Colombia's Gold-for-Cocaine Probe | War in Ukraine, Lobbying in DC

THE MARKET  NOW The news that drives the U.S. and global markets. May 23, 2014 For more, visit  Bloomberg.com/markets >> Gold Traders Investigated in Colombian Cocaine Laundering $3.3 billion in gold was smuggled into the country over two years Ukraine's Chocolate Tycoon Set for Victory as Unity Frays Billionaire Petro Poroshenko is the front-runner, but could still be hurt if Russian speakers boycott the vote Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe Settle Hiring Lawsuit for $324.5 Million Settlement would be a tenth of what plaintiffs originally demanded TV Stations Silenced, Schools Shut After Thai Army Coup Thailand's 12 coup in eight decades Empty Buses Show Defiance in S. Africa's Platinum Strike Striking workers have lost a third of year's wages. "This is not a one-year negotiation. this is a 20-year battle," one says. Read more news at  Bloomberg.com >> Corporate Money  A Crisis in Ukraine Drives a Lobbying Boom

Bloomberg | The Market Now - May 15, 2014: The Market Now - Missing the Great China Selloff | Bond Girl Reveals Herself | Top Pay Moves to the Buy Side

THE MARKET  NOW The news that drives the U.S. and global markets. May 15, 2014 For more, visit  Bloomberg.com/markets >> Analysts From Goldman to Citigroup Miss World's Worst Selloff in China After soaring the most in two years on  Nov. 18  as the Communist Party unveiled its biggest policy changes since the 1990s, the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index has since posted the world's worst drop. An index of stocks JPMorgan Chase & Co. says benefit most from reform sank 10 percent this year  Read the full story Traders' Bonuses Seen Falling 15% as Asset Managers Get More Wall Street's bonus pool may rise as much as 10 percent this year for asset managers while fixed-income traders could see a 15 percent cut, according to compensation consultant Johnson Associates Inc.  Read the full story Sony Falls on Forecast of Loss, Restructuring Sony Corp. plunged in Tokyo trading after unexpectedly forecasting an annual loss, the sixth in seven years, c

Bloomberg | The Market Now - April 28, 2014: Steve Schwarzman's Fuzzy Math | Shorting Small Caps | Target: Russia.

THE MARKET  NOW The news that drives the U.S. and global markets. April 28, 2014 For more, visit  Bloomberg.com/markets >> U.S. Strikes at Putin's Inner Circle With Sanctions as Fight Over Ukraine Intensifies The Obama administration today imposed sanctions on seven Russian officials and 17 companies linked to President Vladimir Putin's inner circle over the crisis in Ukraine.  The list includes Igor Sechin, OAO Rosneft (ROSN) chief executive officer.   Read the full story Alibaba IPO Marks China Moving Beyond Manufacturing Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is preparing to file for an initial public offering in the next few days that reflects an evolution of China's economy: The world's second-largest economy has reached a tipping point in its drive to become a global technology giant to rival the U.S. or South Korea.  Read the full story Hedge Funds Short Small Caps Most Since '04 Money managers are turning on stocks that have delivered the bes

Bloomberg | The Market Now - April 16, 2014: Koch Wealth Passes $100 Billion | Best Way to Mine Bitcoin: Own a Powerplant | IPOs Get Cheaper.

THE MARKET  NOW The news that drives the U.S. and global markets. April 16, 2014 For more, visit  Bloomberg.com/markets >> Koch Brothers Net Worth Tops $100 Billion as TV Warfare Escalates Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers who run Wichita, Kansas-based Koch Industries Inc., added $1.3 billion to their collective fortune yesterday on reports that U.S. industrial production gained more than forecast. The surge elevated their net worth to more than $100 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.  Read the full story High-Speed Traders Said to Be Subpoenaed in N.Y. Probe New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent subpoenas to six high-frequency trading firms seeking information about special arrangements they have with exchanges and dark pools as well as their trading strategies, according to a person familiar with the matter.  Read the full story Technology Slump Fuels Concern Startup Values May Follow The decline in publicly t